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After a terrible night's sleep of about 1 hour I got up 4.40am to get organised to go on the scenic train to Seward, reportedly a lovely settlement & an even better train journey. The 2 other women were asleep so I had to keep the noise to a minimum; consequently in doing so I dropped a bunch of keys on the floor – Murphy’s Law!! …
The sun was streaming in the plane windows for most of the journey & when I first sighted land I thought I was mistaken & that it was just more clouds but it wasn't, the mountains were so high that they were poking through the clouds, what an awesome view of the mountains on the flight path into Ted Stevens Airport at Anchorage.
After a bad night's sleep with a too soft mattress I checked out the other 3 mattresses in the dorm & pulled one off a top bunk, with difficulty due to a rail along the side of the top bunks to prevent one from rolling out of bed, & threw the one I'd used up there. After my 'housekeeping' I grabbed a map & headed out to check out …
... the side of the hill overlooking the ocean and mountains, Bill's man cave cheerfully beckons. We explored Homer and the locals known as the Homeroids! Darling art galleries, delectable restaurants, brisk after breakfast beach walk, ginormous glaciers and happy Homeroids made our week-end in Homer a blast! We were so grateful to be in Homer with Bill and Tissy for a number of reasons. First, they are very fun and funny. (You'll have to ask me about ...
... Texas doesn't have to be the second biggest State, we'll cut Alaska in two - which will make Texas the third biggest !" Always ticks off the Texans, it seems.
This is a place where one city (Fairbanks) can experience a temperature range in a year stretching from +85 degrees down to -65 degrees (the worlds largest range). It has suffered the second largest earthquake in human history. It has 17 of the 20 highest peaks in North America. It grows ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsAlaska Backpackers Inn Anchorage
The backpackers was much as I expected, the linen was clean as was the bathroom. It was good having segregated male & female bathrooms.
Staff were helpful & available until early hours of the morning.
For a cheap bed I would recommend staying here
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